Apr 30, 2012 "Battleship" has already made $170 million, but isn't set to open here in the U.S. for another two and a half weeks. "The Avengers," too, was released first overseas.
Apr 19, 2012 American Bandstand legend Dick Clark's knack for spotting an emerging star is getting much attention today, but he was a very effective entrepreneur -- turning his public persona into a publicly traded company, Dick Clark Productions, that amassed a fortune.
Apr 19, 2012 It's one way to market a movie, but it doesn't seem like it's building for success. The forthcoming Miley Cyrus movie called "LOL," according to the L.A. Times, will have no marketing budget to speak of and will be released first in just seven cities.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 19, 2012 ABC’s "Good Morning America" beats NBC’s "Today" show in ratings. More than bragging rights, the change could affect advertising dollars.
Apr 18, 2012 Usually, it's network broadcasters and cable channels that pitch advertisers at the upfronts. Now, there are new kids on the block.
Apr 16, 2012 DreamWorks Animation SKG and five other studios are teaming up to convert DVDs into an online movie library.
Apr 13, 2012 Former disc jockey and current Marketplace reporter Bob Moon shares 1040-themed songs over the decades.
Apr 12, 2012 New Orleans has long been a music Mecca, but it has surprisingly little infrastructure for the business side of the industry. To help fill this gap, two hip-hop entrepreneurs have been sharing the gospel of copyright and licensing with local musicians and producers.
Apr 10, 2012 Wireless carriers will be able to disable a stolen phone, making it useless to resell.